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Trailed bead

Sales price $75.00
Germanic glass bead 86TMGermanic glass bead 86TM
Germanic glass bead 86TMGermanic glass bead 86TMMetropolitan Museum 17.193.222, Morgan collection-1917, Frankish

Germanic glass bead
Frankish, Thuringian, Merovingian, Ostrogothic, Lombardic
Date: Migration period, last half of 6 century

Spirally applied white trail, combed in opposite directions to festoons.
Intact, very good condition.
Height 15 mm, diameter 7 mm

For published archaeological examples see:
- Koch, Ursula. Das Reihengräberfeld bei Schretzheim.  Berlin, 1977. Teil 1-Text ;Teil 2- Katalog und Tafeln, farbtafel 5: 49.8
- Metropolitan Museum # 17.193.222, Morgan collection-1917
- I Longobardi, G. C. Menis; E. A. Arslan;Milano, Electa, 1990, X.66